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Dr. Peter H. Van Oot

Dr. Peter H. Van Oot
John F. Kennedy University
(925) 969-3404

Dr. Van Oot has taught at the graduate level for over 25 years and has been with John F. Kennedy University since 1995. He teaches Biological Basis of Behavior, Psychopharmacology, Health Psychology, Cognitive-Behavioral Theory (CBT), Advanced CBT, and a Neuropsychological Assessment sequence. His research background includes neuroanatomy, neurophysiology of epilepsy, psychopharmacology, sleep, and anxiety disorders; and he continues to focus on the physiological or medical processes that underlie or contribute to psychological disturbances.

Dr. Van Oot maintains a consultation-based private practice, specializing in neuropsychological and general psychological assessment/evaluation. He is a member of APA Division 12, 38, and 40, as well as the National Academy of Neuropsychology (NAN). He believes in a mentorship model of supervision hoping to impart to his students "the experience and direction I wish I would have received from my advisors - but oftentimes didn't."



B.A., University of Delaware, 1973
M.A., University of British Columbia, 1976
Ph.D., Penn State University, 1988